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U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

White House: US 'Crushing It' on Economic Growth

The United States economy, the world's largest, is 'crushing it,' White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow declared Thursday. 'This is ...

Pompeo Forms 'Iran Action Group' for Post-Nuclear Deal Policy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is forming a dedicated group to coordinate and run U.S. policy toward Iran as the ...

China Moves Ahead With Subversion Trial of Rights Lawyer in Jiangsu

Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu have indicted human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng on subversion charges, paving the ...

Some Elderly Koreans Ambivalent About Separated Family Reunion

SEOUL - Some South Koreans who were separated from their families during the Korean War say they are ambivalent about ...

Russia Mulls Retaliation For U.S. Sanctions Over North Korea

Russia says it is working on retaliatory measures against the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on a Russian company ...

Aussie Test captaincy still up for grabs: Warne

Melbourne [Australia], August 16 (ANI): Former leg-spinner Shane Warne has said that Australia's Test captaincy and vice-captaincy positions are still ...

Putin Hosts Turkmen Leader In Sochi After Caspian Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the long-awaited signing of a new convention ...

Women on Trial in Kim Jong Nam Killing to Present Defense

SHAH ALAM, MALAYSIA - Two Southeast Asian women on trial in the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half ...

Hong Kong Independence Speech Draws Warnings

Officials in the Chinese capital, Beijing, and in Hong Kong have issued a string of warnings after a journalists' association ...

Key Ruling for Women on Trial in Kim Jong Nam Killing

SHAH ALAM, MALAYSIA - Two Southeast Asian women on trial in the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half ...

In Chinese Port City, Japan's Toyota Lays Foundation to Ramp Up Sales

BEIJING - Toyota is likely to make 120,000 more cars a year in the Chinese port city of Tianjin as ...

Heat Waves Affecting Oceans, Too

WASHINGTON - Even the oceans are breaking temperature records in this summer of heat waves. Off the San Diego coast, ...

Kenyatta's War on Corruption: Lasting Legacy or Political Theater

NAIROBI - Two top-ranking officials in Kenya were charged with corruption this week in a $3 billion Chinese-built railway project, ...

A Rising Concern After Straws, Balloons Get More Scrutiny

NEW YORK - Now that plastic straws may be headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be deflated? The ...

Chinese Activists Set up Party That Wants Independence For Shanghai

Overseas activists have set up a party to campaign for independence for Shanghai, in a move likely to be anathema ...

Analysts: China to Gain from South China Sea Compromise

TAIPEI - A proposed 60-40 split favoring the Philippines over China in rights to any oil or gas discovered together ...

Japanese Emperor Expresses 'Deep Remorse' for World War II

Japan's Emperor Akihito expressed his 'deep regret' Wednesday for his country's actions during World War II. The 84-year-old emperor revealed ...

China Blasts US Solar Tariffs

AFP - China has blasted US tariffs on solar panel imports, filing a complaint at the World Trade Organization in ...

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Collusion probe blamed for Brennan’s clearance being axed

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Hounded by the intensifying Russia collusion probe being led by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the U.S. ...

Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations turn deadly

KARACHI, Pakistan - As Pakistan marked its 72nd Independence Day, several cases of aerial firing recorded across the country left ...

Explosion on Indian oil tanker off Oman, two casualties

MUSCAT, Oman - An Indian oil tanker, MT Desh Vaibhav suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman, with three ...

Kabul student centre attacked, death toll revised to 34

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber struck a student education centre in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Wednesday, leaving dozens ...

U.S. slams new sanctions on firms helping North Korea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a bid to punish companies that have been providing North Korea with revenue streams in violation ...

Trump slams witch hunt and those investigating it

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a fiery day on Twitter, the U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at his regular targets ...

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